Category: Gigs



Matthew Fox TWO US ACOUSTIC BLUES MUSICIANS, MATTHEW FOX AND DAN PHELPS, WILL BE STOPPING OFF ON THEIR UK TOUR TO PLAY A SPECIAL GIG AT THE NAVY CLUB, MARYPORT, ON SUNDAY 2ND NOVEMBER, 4 PM, FREE ENTRY Matthew Fox is a guitarist and songwriter whose Texan roots run deep. He has steeped himself in […]

The Kash Taproom Saturday happy hour sessions continue this week with some up-tempo live blues. Live on stage from 4 pm to 7 pm. North West based trio 3Kings will be featuring for their second visit.  Playing a danceable mixture of lo-fi bluesy material – they are sure to make happy hour pass with a […]

A nice gig coming up at The Citadel in St. Helens . . . the Stevie Nimmo Trio, supported by The Hexmen. www.citadel.org.uk/whats-on/the-stevie-nimmo-trio-and-the-hexmen-p358071

Martin Harley (supported by Sam Lewis) at Fogherty’s Function Room Friday, 14th November, 2014 (doors: 7.30 pm, show: 8.30 pm) A lifelong devotee of acoustic guitar music, especially the ageless blues/roots sounds, Martin Harley has travelled the globe absorbing a plethora of diverse influences and honing his craft into the classic songwriting style he possesses […]

Something a little bit ‘off topic’ but Nashville trio, The Howlin’ Brothers performed a memorable show at The Compass in City Road, Chester . . . and all for free! The band mix pure country and bluegrass . . . with the necessary touches of heartache  . . . which all made for a lovely, enjoyable evening […]

DEBORAH BONHAM & BAND – ‘LIVE’ Fri 7th NOVEMBER – ULVERSTON Sports Club, Priory Road, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 9HT T:01229 582258  £10   http://www.ulverstonlivemusic.co.uk “ Deborah Bonham and  her band are from and for the heart, soul and feet. No one does what they do. We need them” (BBC) A regular festival favourite (Fairport Convention’s Cropredy Festival; […]

Gigs: Stark – Upcoming North West dates

Posted on: Thursday, Oct 16, 2014

Highly acclaimed young blues band Stark are coming up north to play two very special gigs. The first will be on Friday, 24th October, at the Bluefunk Rhythm and Blues Club’s new venue, Ronnie’s Bar (formerly known as the Kiva Club), in Macclesfield: www.ronnies-bar.co.uk Promoter Garry White is putting on some top-class gigs at this […]

Don’t know who or what time. mockingbirdtaproom.co.uk https://twitter.com/MockingbirdCH1 https://twitter.com/MockingbirdCH1

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Our now legendary and much acclaimed Blues Night has been confirmed for Friday, November 14th at Lymm Golf Club. This year we are really pleased that Makuini and the Hoodoo Men  will be joining us following their UK tour, which included a terrific performance at this Summer’s Lymm Festival. Tickets £11 – doors 7.30 pm – […]

Willie & The Bandits have the following upcoming North West dates: Sunday 19th October @ The Continental, Preston Tuesday 21st October @ Night & Day, Manchester

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From Pete Evans: This gig is arguably one of the most exciting acoustic ones that we have presented in our 18 years of presenting live music when one of the top roots/blues musicians from the USA teams up with arguably the UK’s current top acoustic roots/blues guitarists. Ian Siegal’s stature has grown immensely over the last 7/8 […]

Indiana trio Left Lane Cruiser come to raise hell in Manchester at Night & Day on Tuesday, 14th October: www.nightnday.org/event/left-lane-cruiser

A great ‘double header’ for all fans of blues guitar takes place at The Live Rooms, Station Road, Chester, on Tuesday, 18th November. Matt Schofield and Ben Poole bring their respective bands to the venue for a night of top quality blues and more . . . Full details here: www.theliverooms.com/event/matt-schofield-ben-poole

YouTube: The Howlin’ Brothers

Posted on: Sunday, Oct 5, 2014

Appearing at The Compass, Chester on 20th October. I’ll be there – hope you can make it too. http://youtu.be/BtQeWypigAA

Swedish trio Baskery have announced will be returning to the UK for select number of dates this October after playing The Borderline in London earlier this year. The tour kicks off at The Islington in London on October 20th and concludes on November 1st at Little Rabbit Barn in Essex.  The three sisters (pictured from left […]

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Just a reminder that the latest Blues Jam at Telford’s Warehouse in Chester is tonight (Thursday) . . . approx. 8.30-9 pm start, with host band A Shrewdness Of Apes . . . and tonight a three-song set from trio 3Kings, which features our own Ken Peace (harmonica and vocals), Neil Partington (guitar and vocals) […]

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